Articles by Saniya Bulatkulova

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Frontier. Atyrau Chronicles Art Residence Opens Up New Opportunities For Emerging Kazakh Artists in Region

NUR-SULTAN – This week’s opening of the Frontier. Atyrau Chronicles art residence in Atyrau has become one of the unique events in the country’s creative industry for young talents. The program for the art residence consists of theoretical and practical stages. Five participants, who were chosen after passing the qualifying round in June, have started…

Astana Opera House to Open Souvenir Shops in Capital

NUR-SULTAN – The Astana Opera House announced plans to open its souvenir shops at the theater, Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport and Keruen mall in Nur-Sultan. Sport suits, caps, T-shirts, shopping bags, handkerchiefs, notebooks, pens, mugs, and other items decorated with the theater’s emblems will be made available for purchase. The range of goods will be…

Kazakh Blogger Shows Fascinating Aerial Views of Lake Kaindy in Almaty Region (Video)

NUR-SULTAN – Blogger from Aktau Nurken Tazhibay presented a video of Lake Kaindy’s beautiful view using a drone on his Instagram account on Aug. 3. The lake is a popular tourist destination located in one of the gorges of the Kungei Alatau mountain range in the Almaty Region. Its main feature is spruce trees that…

Glamping Instead of Camping: Tourists Discover New Recreation Activities in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN – Outdoor recreation is often associated with many inconveniences, such as a large amount of luggage, poor internet connection, and poor hygienic conditions. However, a new type of vacation called glamping has become popular and favored among locals for its comfort and uniqueness over the last two years. The term glamping comes from the…

Aviation Is in My Heart, Says Female Aircraft Commander in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN – “I can’t imagine my life without aviation, it is in my heart,” said Kazakhstan’s only female aircraft commander Diana Ibrayeva, 28, in a recent interview with Tengrinews.kz. According to the International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA+21), only three percent or approximately 130,000 civil aviation pilots around the globe are women. India has…

Kazakhstan’s National Museum Unveils Famous Hungarian Painter’s “The Drawn Time” Exhibition

NUR-SULTAN – The capital-based National Museum of Kazakhstan has been hosting The Drawn Time exhibition that unveils complicated optical illusions created by Hungarian painter István Orosz since mid-July, reported the museum’s press service. The exposition presents a series of works, including “Hidden Faces,” “Mirrors and Reflections,” and “Absence,” as well as the artist’s famous anamorphoses.…

Altyn Emel and Sairam-Ugam National Park Capture Snow Leopards on Video

NUR-SULTAN – Snow leopards were caught on camera in the Altyn Emel National Park in the Almaty Region and the Sairam-Ugam National Park in the Turkistan Region, reported the press service of Forestry and Wildlife Committee of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources on July 28. At present, nearly 140-180 leopards inhabit nine…

Nur-Sultan Hosts Presentation of “28 Petel” Book About Charitable Club’s Efforts to Help Premature Children

NUR-SULTAN – The Kazakh capital hosted a July 28 presentation of the “28 Petel” (“28 Loops”) book, which describes the volunteer activity of the club that, this year, marks 10 years since its establishment. The book author and club participant Elmira Kurmanbayeva said that the book tells the story of volunteers who help premature babies…

Kazakhstan Increases Trade Turnover Outside EAEU

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan’s trade turnover with countries outside the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) increased by 51.6 percent, according to preliminary data over six months this year, the State Revenue Committee reports on July 19. Exports grew by 65.4 percent, imports – by 20.8 percent in the reporting period. Prices for the main export items have…

Farmers From Almaty Region Adopt Renewable Energy Systems in Their Businesses

NUR-SULTAN – The family of Oleg and Natalia Veretilnyi might seem like ordinary farmers living in Bolek village in the Almaty Region, but they intend to fully cease using the electrical grid in favor of solar energy, which makes their homestead special. About the family’s business In an interview with the Forbes.kz agency, the Veretelnyis…